The collection comprises of correspondence by Mary Wilson to Kathleen Scott, wife of the Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott, regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
Mary Agnes Wilson collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Mary Agnes Wilson
- Dates of Creation1912
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Mary Agnes Wilson (nee Whishaw) married Edward Thomas Wilson. Their fifth child and second son, the Naturalist and Antarctic Explorer Edward Adrian, was born on 23 July 1872 (member of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 both led by Robert Falcon Scott).
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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